Why Learning to Play an Instrument is Good for Your Brain

If you're looking for an exercise that's fun, interesting, and will work out your entire brain, grab an instrument and start playing. » 9/08/14 3:00pm 9/08/14 3:00pm

Wearable prostheses turn dancers into musical instruments

The Instrumented Bodies project creates prosthetic musical instruments that create sound based on the movement of the wearer's body. They also appear as cyborg extensions of the body, luminescent spinal cords, visors, and rib cage attachments. » 8/18/13 11:00am 8/18/13 11:00am

Tadpole-Shaped Theremin Sings the Star-Spangled Banner

Novmichi Tosa, of the kooky art collective Maywa Denki, demos his theremin-like instrument, the Otamatone. The instrument is meant to resemble a tadpole, but it looks more like a smiling sperm with a Muppet-like mouth when it sings. » 9/08/09 4:30pm 9/08/09 4:30pm